Exam 04

Programs such as word processors and spreadsheets are known as utilities.
A. True
B. False
B. False
This operating system is widely used by servers on the Web, mainframe computers, and very powerful personal computers.
A. Windows
B. Mac OS
C. Linux
D. UNIX
D. UNIX
This type of embedded operating system is used by smartphones.
A. Desktop
B. Mobile
C. Network
D. Stand-alone
B. Mobile
This system software is responsible for managing your computer’s resources including memory, processing, and storage.
A. Utility
B. Operating system
C. Language translator
D. Device driver
B. Operating system
This operating system is designed to run only with Apple computers.
A. Windows
B. Linux
C. Mac OS
D. UNIX
C. Mac OS
This type of boot occurs when the computer is already on and you restart it without turning off the power.
A. Generic boot
B. Live boot
C. Warm boot
D. Cold boot
C. Warm boot
Windows Update makes it easy to update the device drivers on your computer.
A. True
B. False
A. True
The operating system allows the user to interact with the application programs and computer hardware through a user interface.
A. True
B. False
A. True
The operating system is often referred to as the software environment or software _______.
A. network
B. platform
C. window
D. desktop
B. platform
This type of program allows communication between a peripheral device, such as a mouse or printer, and the rest of the computer system.
A. Client
B. Virtual machine
C. Device driver
D. Server
C. Device driver
The category of operating system used for handheld devices.
A. Network
B. Embedded
C. Stand-alone
D. Open source
B. Embedded
The windows troubleshooting utility that identifies and eliminates nonessential files is called _______.
A. Backup and Restore
B. Disk Defragmenter
C. Disk Cleanup
D. Norton Utilities
C. Disk Cleanup
This version of Mac OS X has better power management and enhanced workflow options for multiple monitor setups.
A. Launchpad
B. Mission Control
C. Mavericks
D. Mountain Lion
C. Mavericks
The most widely used personal computer operating system.
A. Mac OS
B. Netware
C. Linux
D. Windows
—B. Netware
Before sending a large file over the Internet, you might want to use one of these programs.
A. Disk defragmenter
B. Uninstaller
D. Disk cleanup program
C. File compression program
C. File compression program
Which of the following is NOT a popular mobile operating system?
A. Mountain Lion
B. Windows Phone
C. iOS
D. Android
A. Mountain Lion
Which of the following is NOT a popular desktop operating system?
A. Windows
B. Android
C. Linux
D. Mac OS
—-A. Windows
The operating system is often referred to as the software platform.
A. True
B. False
A. True
In many application programs, this feature is used to provide information or request input.
A. Windows
B. Menus
C. Dialog boxes
D. Pointer
C. Dialog boxes
Most operating systems support the ability to run and switch between different applications. This is called _______.
A. multitasking
B. booting
C. translating
D. driving
A. multitasking
When a file is broken up into small parts that are stored wherever space is available, the hard disk is said to become _______.
A. fragmented
B. contiguous
C. sectored
D. disbursed
A. fragmented
When a single physical computer runs this type of software, it operates as though it were two or more separate and independent computers.
A. Backup
B. File compression
D. Troubleshooting
C. Virtualization
C. Virtualization
A utility program that makes a copy of all files or selected files that are in the libraries, contacts, and favorites on the desktop.
A. Disk Cleanup
B. Backup and Restore
C. Disk Defragmenter
D. Virus Scan
B. Backup and Restore
Which of the following is NOT a function of the operating system?
A. Managing resources
B. Providing Internet access
C. Providing a user interface
D. Running applications
B. Providing Internet access
In a network environment, the network server computer coordinates all communications between the other computers.
A. True
B. False
A. True
Which of the following is NOT a system software program type?
A. Utility
B. Device driver
C. Language translator
D. Sector
D. Sector
In a network operating system, this computer coordinates all communication between computers.
A. Client
B. Server
C. Terminal
D. Model
B. Server
In a virtualized environment, this operating system runs on the physical machine.
A. Guest
B. Client
C. Host
D. Home
C. Host
This version of UNIX is an open source operating system that is an alternative to Windows.
A. Mountain Lion
B. Cougar
C. Linux
D. Solaris
C. Linux
A computer can become infected with viruses in all the following ways, EXCEPT by _______.
A. opening attachments to e-mail messages
B. downloading software from the Internet
C. downloading files from the Web
D. creating a new folder on your computer
D. creating a new folder on your computer